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Education & training

Preparing animal feed for pastoralists in Eastern Sudan

This course is part of a project to confront the problems caused by the shrub, Prosopis Juliflora (known locally as muskit). In the Kassala state, this is invading agricultural schemes and the banks of the Algash and is seen as a curse.

Exotic Goats for Pastoralist Women’s Groups

This programme, which started in June 2003 and continues until today, is based at Nkoma Farm, Central Uganda. PENHA has established a goat breeding centre there which enables the distribution of high quality cross-bred goats to women’s groups in several districts.

Conference on Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa

Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: Surviving Against All Odds September 2005, London

Educating Pastoralist children

Why is this an issue for PENHA? Only 20-30% of the children of pastoralists even get to primary school in the Horn of Africa. This means that they – and their parents – are mostly not able to read or write and so unable to contribute to the future of their country. PENHA is committed to helping...

Economic empowerment of pastoral women

The Women’s Economic Empowerment Programme, WEEP. This programme was funded by the Danish International Development Authority (Danida) for a period of three years, working with women’s groups in the “Cattle Corridor” of western Uganda, Kassala State in eastern Sudan and in three districts in...

Agricultural Learning Centre

Nkoma Farm – Agricultural Learning Centre

Prosopis as Animal Feed

Animal fodder training for women in the Khashm El Ghirba region of Kassala State (2011)

Economic Empowerment of Women

This project aims to empower women in pastoralist communities who are disadvantaged and living under difficult socio-economic conditions in arid and semi-arid areas.